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Grateful Dead Live at Green Lake Aqua Theater on 1969-08-21

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Grateful Dead Live at Green Lake Aqua Theater on 1969-08-21


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Casey Jones, Easy Wind, Morning Dew > High Time > Mama Tried > Me And My Uncle, New Minglewood Blues* > China Cat Sunflower* > jam* > Doin' That Rag*, Big Boss Man, Sittin On Top Of The World, Cryptical Envelopment > drums > The Other One > Cryptical Envelopment > Dark Star > Cosmic Charlie


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Green Lake Aqua Theater
Location Seattle, WA

Source Soundboard
Lineage SBD > MC > C > D > CD > EAC > SHN
Taped by
Transferred by JCotsman

Notes

*with Charles Lloyd (?) on flute

--this show was a single set
--it sounds like the tape is running out just as Cosmic Charlie ends
--Sound Forge was used for normalization and other minor edits

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Reviews

Reviewer: tanman82 - favoritefavoritefavorite - November 3, 2015
Subject: easy wind
is this the 1st 'Easy Wind'?
Reviewer: doug_the_dude - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 21, 2013
Subject: --
Well, I love this stuff. I think this show might get a lack of love due to Bear's mislabeling (8/20 according to the poster, 8/21 according to Bear). Who knows.

I tend to champion little "underdog" shows like this. It's simple, unpretentious, and dialed in *very* well - dig that flute on the transition to China Cat. This is the kind of show where a 6-minute Dark Star actually feels just about right.

A star off due to the cuts and warbly, muffled recording....but the band is right there. Mellow out, roll one up, make some coffee, and dig into this set.
Reviewer: njpg - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 22, 2011
Subject: Not really all that sloppy...
...but very mellow. I like this show a lot. Pretty much all the newer material is polished. The flute player sounds like he can't hear himself sometimes, but a damn good show.
Reviewer: PhotonBoy - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 12, 2010
Subject: Beautiful, intimate, sloppy heartfelt show..
..what more to say? If you are new to the Dead and want to understand the emotional appeal they had to so many this is a good place to start.
Reviewer: ah_uh_oh_um - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - August 21, 2009
Subject: The GRATEFUL DEAD "Live On Stage" August 21, 1969 at the Green Lake Aqua Theater, Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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69' Soundboard!

~ This Day In GRATEFUL DEAD History~

Summer of 69'

Blah, blah blah....great show....

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Thanks for the LOVE from 1969.
Reviewer: Burnt Rich - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 6, 2008
Subject: Excellent, unique set.
Great show...like none I have heard. Chill,meandering versions of numerous tunes. The flute addition works. Loose vibe to the whole show, but well played and a great recording that captures all the lil' bells whistles, knocks and assorted yip and hoos-hoos on stage. Jerry's voice is beautiful--check out Doin' That Rag... Psychedelic 69' before things got more bare bones and Country over the next months to come. 4 1/2 stars, IMO.
Reviewer: Little Nemo - favoritefavoritefavorite - December 5, 2005
Subject: Nice mellow show
The feel is relaxed and laid-back, but in a good way. highlights are: an early, slow, jammy Casey Jones; FIRST PERFORMANCE of Easy Wind, with great jam; second half of Dew; Minglewood (first one in a long time) and China Cat with Lloyd on flute. At 6:33, the shortest Dark Star. TOO is good as always. Sounds like they were still recovering from Woodstock just four days earlier (note that though Bear's master read 8/21, the poster for this date says 8/20).
Reviewer: candyman123 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 28, 2005
Subject: gooey show
psychadelic 69 good stuff very interesting early casey jones with a nice intro sound is good
Reviewer: candyman123 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 28, 2005
Subject: gooey show
psychadelic 69 good stuff very interesting early casey jones with a nice intro sound is good
Reviewer: AugustNine - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 25, 2005
Subject: Flute...
Charles Lloyd plays flute. Popular jazz musician at the time, also played tenor, played with such greats as Cannonball and Keith Jarret. Faded into obscurity in the '70s. Went into teaching trancendental meditation.
Reviewer: Mike Ashenfelder - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 15, 2005
Subject: Question about flute player
Does anyone know who the flute player is toodling behind the band?
Reviewer: mikefitz - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 2, 2004
Subject: Pretty hot
Nice quality for '69. The Morning Dew... the whole show.. is crispy. This is well worth the time stream and enjoy.
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